Pinocchio

Default Disney: Pinocchio (1940)

When I first was going to review Pinocchio, I asked a few friends if they had interest in watching it with me only to...

Default Disney: The Three Caballeros (1944)

To say that THE THREE CABALLEROS is one of the most unusual entries in the Disney canon is an understatement. With flying donkeys, human/horse hybrids...
Fantasia

Default Disney: Fantasia (1940)

1940 was an interesting year in the history of the Disney Studio. It saw the release of two full-length animated films (Pinocchio and Fantasia),...

Default Disney: Bambi (1942)

The release of Bambi in 1942 marked the end of an era at the Walt Disney Studios. America had entered World War II and...
Make Mine Music

Default Disney: Make Mine Music (1946)

A dancing wind instrument, a child wolf hunter, and an operatic cetacean mammal show us how to MAKE MINE MUSIC in today's Default Disney review!

Default Disney: Dumbo (1941)

Towards the end of 1941, life at the Disney Studios was chaotic. With the failures of Pinocchio, Fantasia, and even The Reluctant Dragon, World...
Plane Crazy

Default Disney: “Plane Crazy” (1929)

"Plane Crazy," although released as the fourth Mickey Mouse cartoon in 1929, was actually Mickey's original cartoon debut. Initially designed as a silent cartoon,...
Der Fuehrer's Face

Default Disney: “Der Fuehrer’s Face” (1943)

What happens when you mix the whimsy of Walt Disney with WWII propaganda? Why Donald Duck as a Nazi in the infamous "Der Fuehrer's Face!"
Song of the South

Default Disney: Song of the South (1946)

Song of the South. Never has there been a more vilified or controversial film in the Disney canon but is there any truth in these accusations?
Get a Horse

Default Disney: “Get a Horse!” (2013)

Since his final regular short was released in 1953 ("The Simple Things"), Mickey Mouse has only made sporadic appearances in films outside of television,...

Other Default Stories

Is “Keep ‘Em Guessing” the Deleted Disney Song MULAN Needed?

Is "Keep 'Em Guessing" the deleted MULAN Mushu equivalent to Genie's "Friend Like Me" from ALADDIN? With its smooth jazz and witty...